The Huntington Botanical Gardens

What's In Bloom

November 2005

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Species:  Cassia chatelainiana

Family:  Fabaceae

Region of Origin:  Western Australia

Location in Garden:  Australian Garden

Notes: Yellow flowers

 

Species:  Camellia japonica (species)

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: All of the cultivars started with the species flower.

 

Species:  Callicarpa formosana

Common name:  Beautyberry

Family:  Verbenaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

 

Species:  Viburnum macrocephalum

Common name:  Chinese Snowball

Family:  Caprifoliaceae

Region of Origin:  China

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: White flowers

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua (topiary)

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, Topiary by Suiski display

Notes: This has been topiaried, not bonsaied. Bonsai is in a small pot.


Suiseki Stone

 

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden


Species:  Ginkgo biloba

Common name:  Maidenhair Tree

Family:  Ginkgoaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Yellow leaves. Leaves and seeds are used in Chinese medicine for lung problems. The seed kernel is edible and can be used to make porridge with rice and honey or for soup.

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Bonanza'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Deep red semi-peony flower. Polygonum capitatum is in the foreground--see notes at right

Species:  Polygonum capitatum

Common name:  Pink Clover Blossom

Family:  Polygonaceae

Region of Origin:  Himalayas

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: Small round pink flowers

 

Species:  Camellia hiemalis 'Kanjiro'

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden, on bank of central pond by stone lantern

Notes: Semidouble rose-red

 

Species:  Camellia sasanqua 'Mine No Yuki' (White Doves)

Family:  Theaceae

Location in Garden:  Japanese Garden

Notes: White flowers, semidouble to loose peony form. Earthy fragrance.

 

Species:  Magnollia delavayi

Family:  Magnoliaceae

Region of Origin:  Southwest China

Location in Garden:  Rose Garden

Notes: Ivory flower. This is one of the few evergreen magnolias from Asia that are hardy here in our area. The flowers appear throughout the year.

 

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